Biomedical Technician Student

Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician

Certificate Technical Degree

Are you a hands-on, tech-savvy person interested in the non-patient side of healthcare? A career in Biomedical Equipment Repair Technology can be appealing if you have a passion for technology, a desire to contribute to the healthcare industry, and a preference for hands-on work with tangible results. It offers an opportunity to combine technical skills with a sense of purpose, contributing to the improvement of healthcare services and patient outcomes. 

Program at a Glance

Earning Potential

Medical Equipment Repairer: $56,825 per year

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Career Opportunities

An associate degree from a biomedical technician school and at least two years of work experience can lead to a career as a Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician (CBET) through the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).

Biomedical equipment repair technicians can work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, clinics, research institutions, and medical equipment manufacturing companies.

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DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician, AAS

Technical Degree
The Associate of Applied Science degree prepares you for an entry-level career.Learn the basics in computer and electronics technology in today’s medical equipment operation. You will gain the skills necessary to repair and replace parts on medical equipment, test and calibrate equipment and perform maintenance.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in five terms, including a summer term.

Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician, Certificate of Technology

Certificate
The Certificate of Technology prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career. One of the exciting things about this technical field is that advances in medical equipment are constantly evolving. Gain more theoretical and practical industry expertise by learning about specialized biomedical equipment. Certificates are stackable and lead directly to the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Length 1 Year
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 33 credits for this certificate in three terms, including a summer term.

Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician, Level 2 Certificate

Certificate
The Level 2 Certificate prepares you for the degree program, an entry-level career, or advancement in your current career.Advance your skill set and stay up to date on the latest technological advances in medical equipment. You’ll also have a chance to earn an internship. Certificates are stackable and lead directly to the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Length 1.5 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 45 credits for this certificate in four terms, including a summer term.

Biomedical Clinical Equipment Technician, Occupational Certificate

Certificate
The Occupational Certificate prepares you for the A.A.S. degree or Certificate of Technology program or to advance in your current career.Build a foundation for developing an understanding in medical equipment, computer, and electronics operation and repair. Certificates are stackable and lead directly to the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Length 3 Months
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 15 credits for this certificate in one term.

‘Walk Into a Job’

A biomedical equipment technician may not be a well-known profession, but is in high demand. Outside of doctors and nurses, biomedical equipment technicians are essential personnel that help hospitals operate.
Michael Brown college professor
In the next 10-15 years 2,000 technicians will be needed. Many of my students are hired while in school and nearly all graduates walk right into jobs.”
Biomedical Equipment Technicians In-Demand
Michael Brown, San Jacinto College professor
Michael Brown is a San Jacinto College professor who was hired to build the biomedical equipment technician program from the ground up. Before coming to San Jac, he had 25 years of experience as a biomedical equipment technician and traveled internationally to help repair equipment in rural and underserved countries.
Student in science lab

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Have Questions?

Want to learn more about our biomedical technician school? Please reach out with any questions!
Michael Brown
Prof, Biomedical Equip Tech
Phone
(281) 922-3485